Posts tagged with ‘Chalkbeat Detroit’

  • Gov. Whitmer wants universal pre-K by the end of her four-year term. Will there be enough teachers?

    A dramatic expansion of pre-K for 4-year-olds would be a major shift in Michigan’s education landscape…

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  • Michigan is struggling to put kids through college. So why is a promising solution stuck in first gear?

    As an ambitious high school freshman in Illinois, Jasmin Wilson had a simple goal: rack up enough college credits to…

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  • Lame duck Michigan lawmakers just voted on A-F grades for schools. Here’s what you need to know.

    The bill stirred controversy over concerns that it could strip power from elected education officials…

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  • As Michigan’s poorest 4-year-olds wait for classroom seats, free pre-K for all kids seems elusive

    ichigan is the home to America’s most famous study on the benefits of early childhood education.

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  • As governor, Bill Schuette would consider ‘all options’ for struggling schools, including closings

    Attorney General Bill Schuette is putting struggling Michigan schools on notice: Shape up or face the consequences if he becomes…

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  • Michigan’s ‘band-aid’ for filling teaching jobs is expanding. Here’s what you need to know.

    If the expansion continues, it could change the face of schools across the state, in cities like Detroit most of…

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  • Mark your calendars: Here are four chances to dig into the issues facing Detroit schools

    “It’s the very essence of democracy,”

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  • Is Detroit ‘the best city in America for teachers’? City leaders are giving recruits a few more reasons to say ‘yes’

    “We are committed to making Detroit the best city in America for teachers.”

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  • VIDEO: How a Detroit special education advocate tries to help parents

    “I didn’t know what I was supposed to do,” the Detroiter said. “I was left in the dark, lost.”

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  • With primaries over, Detroit school board candidates look to November

    The district’s progress under the current board progress has yielded a cautious sense of hope among some district veterans and observers.

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